In the winter of 2012, the Engagement Game Lab, a Boston-based applied research group associated with Emerson College, asked me to produce a short video illustrating several different digital platforms transforming how people interact with their urban environments. I produced the following by editing together stock footage and producing animations and infographics. The video was presented during the Engagement Game Lab’s presentation at the TED 2012 conference in Long Beach, California.
I spent a week SXSW in 2011 photographing a small fraction of the thousands of “unofficial” concerts that come to Austin, Texas, each spring. The following is a collection of offstage attractions, portraying the people and the unplanned spectacles that characterize this festival.
The following’s an interview I did with Nicole Freedman regarding her accomplishments as the first director of Boston Bikes and her decision to step down in the spring of 2012. Here’s a link to the interview on the Boston Phoenix website. After a five-year reign as Boston’s first unofficial “Bike Czar,” Boston Bikes director Nicole Freedman will be abdicating her throne to direct Maine’s Huts and Trails program. She leaves behind some impressive accomplishments: Boston now boasts 50 miles of bike lanes (up […]
The following is a story I followed and wrote throughout the spring and summer of 2012 regarding a group of tenants turned activists in an affordable housing complex in Boston’s South End. Here’s a link to the story on the Boston Phoenix’s website. Esther Echevarria worked as an activist before coming to Boston. In her native Puerto Rico she fought to fund education programs for special-needs students, even organizing protests in front of La Fortaleza, the governor’s mansion in San Juan. “I have […]